How does the United States stand out in education among industrial countries when you take out the test scores?
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January 04, 2016
November 24, 2015
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has just released its annual "Education at a Glance" report, an encyclopedic collection of education-related statistics across 46 countries, and the new numbers show the United States trailing the world in preschool education.
April 24, 2015
Americans are pretty happy, in comparison with the rest of the world, but a new international report suggests the United States needs to do more to support child mental health.
January 20, 2015
A new study suggests economic and social factors are "below the waterline" affecting higher-profile measures of student achievement internationally.
July 09, 2014
A majority of U.S. 15-year-olds can recognize a bill for services, but they struggle to understand most financial concepts, finds the first test of financial literacy in the Program of International Student Assessment.
April 22, 2014
A preliminary analysis suggests that U.S. parents help more with 4th grade homework even though their children get less of it.
April 01, 2014
U.S. students scored above average on the first PISA assessment of creative problem solving but still lagged behind top-performing nations.
December 06, 2013
Americans of every state and stripe are having fewer children, et a new international study suggests the trend may only improve the U.S. economy if the country also better educates the children we do have.
December 12, 2011
Comparisons of recent international test data undermine the evidence for several of the hypothesized causes of the math achievement gap between boys and girls, according to a new analysis in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.
September 27, 2011
A new report from the George W. Bush Institute finds suburban school districts are "mediocre" in comparison to international peers.